Video Render Tool V1.0

So you know how to render animations in Blender as a PNG sequence... but aren't sure how to turn that into a video file? Our pre-configured Blender file will help you do just that, and this guide will show you how to use it! 🎥🎞️

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Create these animations with any text you like using our Blender file and this guide!

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You will need Blender Installed...

Please make sure you have Blender v4.0.1 installed on your computer, you can download it for free from - this file was made using Blender v4.0.1

Interactive Guide - toggle the switch on each step to mark it as completed!

1. Open Blender File

Download the ZIP file, extract it somewhere and open up the VideoRenderV1.0.blend file in Blender - you should see a blank looking scene like below.

Step 1

2. Open Image Sequence

With your mouse in the timeline at the bottom of the screen, press "Shift + A" and select "Image Sequence" from the menu that appears.

Step 2

3. Navigate to your PNG Sequence

Navigate to the folder where your PNG sequence is stored, scroll to the bottom to count how many files are in there... in this case we have 400 frames - remember this number!

Step 3

4. Select all images

Simply press the "A" key on your keyboard to select all the images in the folder, then click "Add Image Strip" to add them to the timeline.

Step 4

5. Adjust length of video

You can adjust the length of the video by changing the "End Frame" value in the timeline, make sure this is the same as the number of frames in your PNG sequence! In our case it's 400.

Step 5

6. Zoom in/out on the timeline

You can zoom in and out on the timeline by scrolling your mouse wheel up and down, this will help you see the frames more clearly. Press "Ctrl + Space" to play the animation.

Step 6

7. Rendering the Video

We have set the output directory to be // in the file, this means the video will be saved in the same folder as the Blender file you opened, but you can set this to whatever you like.

Step 7

8. Navigate to the Output Folder

Once you have rendered the video, navigate to the output folder and you should see your video file there! 🎥🎞️

Step 8

How to use the Video Render Tool